The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 58 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 0.74% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.79% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.62 £48.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.28% +37.14%
SQL Server Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 755 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.22% 93.44% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 513 324
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 26
Average hourly rate £18.23 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Birmingham region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Birmingham region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) .NET
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) Logistics
6 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
6 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
6 6 (35.29%) High Availability
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
7 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (23.53%) MDX
8 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 3 (17.65%) MVC
9 3 (17.65%) Workflow
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 1 (5.88%) Modbus
10 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Modbus
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) OLTP
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
3 4 (23.53%) MDX
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) High Availability
2 6 (35.29%) Logistics
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Siemens